What is a Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization (LME-MCO)?

An LME-MCO coordinates services for mental health disorder, substance use disorder, intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) or traumatic brain injury (TBI) for NC Medicaid Direct beneficiaries and EBCI Tribal Option members. There are six LME-MCOs in North Carolina: Alliance Health, Eastpointe, Partners Health Management, Sandhills Center, Trillium Health Resources, and Vaya Health.